Abbeyfield registers as a social landlord

Posted on November 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The Abbeyfield Society has established a new subsidiary organisation, Abbeyfield UK, which has been registered by the Housing Corporation as a Registered Social Landlord. The organisation, created from the merging of local Abbeyfield Societies, has been created to directly manage housing, care and support for older people within the Abbeyfield movement. Abbeyfield UK will work in partnership with local authorities and other agencies to develop housing and care services for older people. The charity expects to grow rapidly and and predicts that by the end of 2005 there will be about 3,500 residents living in supported sheltered houses and care homes operated by Abbeyfield UK. Abbeyfield chief executive Brian House Abbeyfield UK would work in partnership with local authorities and other agencies to develop future services. “The older population will increase significantly over the coming years and we look forward to helping meet this demand,” Mr House said. “Residents in Abbeyfield homes will continue to benefi

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